Sciatic Definition

Of, in the region of, or affecting the hip or its nerves.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to sciatica.
American Heritage

Origin of Sciatic

  • French sciatique from Old French from Medieval Latin sciaticus alteration of Latin ischiadicus from Greek iskhiadikos from iskhias iskhiad- sciatica from iskhion hip

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin sciaticus, variant of Latin ischiadicus, from Greek ἰσχιαδικος, from ἰσχίον, "hip".

    From Wiktionary

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